Monthly Archives: September 2012

Royal Show delights

Last week I discovered a new sport. Well, new to me at any rate. Tent pegging. Huh?!? 🙂 I was at the Adelaide Royal Show and late afternoon, I decided that it would be a fine idea to retreat to … Continue reading

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Heritage in the spotlight

I like a town that values its heritage. Burra in South Australia certainly is that place. Which makes sense – after all it was placed on the National Heritage Register as a significant historical site in 1993. Situated in the … Continue reading

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PS. Check out this extraordinary painting

After leaving Wilpena Pound, I stopped in Hawker to check out a huge circular mural painted by a local artist called Jeff Morgan. This shows the view from the summit of St Mary Peak – a 360° view. It’s an … Continue reading

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Fascinating Flinders

Sweetie the Thrill-seeking Van had quite the adventure today! She may be a 2WD brick on wheels, but she handled the unsealed 20km long Brachina Gorge Geological Trail superbly. Okay, so we didn’t quite get all the way – a … Continue reading

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“Don’t drive like a …”

I’m loving this country SA safer driving roadside billboard campaign so far… But to be honest I’m not too sure if they work! From what I’ve experienced so far, I suspect the idiots these ads are talking about are t00 … Continue reading

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